Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Getting More Value From Payroll Than GiantsThe Kansas City Royals are one of MLB's thriftiest teams, while the San Francisco Giants are one of its highest-spending teams.
Lots Of Options, Little Action As Yankees Search For Deadline UpgradesWill the Yanks shake things up? Maybe, but don't expect a blockbuster. So far, GM Brian Cashman -- no stranger to wheeling and dealing -- hasn't been linked to anyone of the big-splash variety.
Yankees Linked To Several Players As Trade Deadline Fast ApproachesAs they continue to look up at the top spot in the AL East and at both wild cards, the Bombers are in desperate need of everything and have actively been trying to upgrade a roster decimated by injuries.
Sweeny: Deadline Doldrums? Difference-Makers Already On Yankees' RosterMaybe the Yankees could add a helpful piece. But the difference makers will be the guys they gave all that money to last winter: Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran.
Yankees Showing Interest In Josh Willingham; Cubs' Arrieta, Too?It could indicate the Yankees, who have struggled to put runs on the board, may be willing sacrifice a dip in average for power numbers that Ichiro Suzuki can't provide.
Yankees Split Squad Tops Phillies, Lose To TwinsYankees' split squads beat Phillies and lost to Twins on Friday.
Jemile Weeks Will Provide Speed And Spark To Top Of Athletics' LineupJemile Weeks is far from a perfect player, but he’s clearly a talented athlete who’s capable of making an impact at the Major League level.